Is It Best to Drink Tap, Filtered, or Bottled Water?

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Given the disinfection byproducts in tap water, Brita, PUR, Zerowater, and refrigerator water filters are put to the test.

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Hydration is important (see for example Does a Drink of Water Make Children Smarter? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/does-a-drink-of-water-make-children-smarter/)) but so is avoiding waterborne pollutants if possible (for instance Lead in Drinking Water (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/lead-in-drinking-water) and Benefits of Turmeric for Arsenic Exposure(https://nutritionfacts.org/video/benefits-of-turmeric-for-arsenic-exposure/)).

How Many Glasses of Water Should We Drink a Day? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-many-glasses-of-water-should-we-drink-a-day/) Watch the video!

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